Tag: Big State Drug

Twenty-Wine Days of February: Day 8

2009 Tin Barn Vineyards Zinfandel Gilsson Vineyard, Sonoma, CA I received this half bottle of Tin Barn as part of a ‘swag bag’ last August at the Wine Bloggers’ Conference in Charlottesville, VA.  The Rib and I pulled the cork on this wee bottle and poured a glass as we popped a frozen pizza into the oven.  Full-time fancy, we… Read more →

Texas v. Virginia, Part 1

So quite by accident, The Rib and I opened two bottles of Sangiovese of the same vintage from Texas and Virginia within a day or two.  I made some nice meat sauce earlier in the week and, as always, it fed us a couple dinners.  So we opened a bottle with each sitting before I realized I had created an… Read more →